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Journal of College Science Teaching
Student Understanding of Ionizing Radiation and Radioactivity
written by Edward E. Prather and Randal R. Harrington
This article describes how researchers identified specific difficulties students had with ionizing radiation and radioactivity using interviews. They also explore students' pre-instruction thoughts on these topics.
Journal of College Science Teaching: Volume 31, Issue 2, Pages 89-93
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© 2001 National Science Teachers Association
Accession Number:
1783456
ISSN Number:
0047-231X
Keywords:
Concept Formation, Radiation, preconceptions, radioactivity
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Metadata instance created July 13, 2005 by Lyle Barbato
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June 18, 2006 by Elizabeth Bolton
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January 1, 2001
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E. Prather and R. Harrington, J. Coll. Sci. Teaching 31 (2), 89 (2001), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/portal/services/detail.cfm?ID=2744).
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E. Prather and R. Harrington, Student Understanding of Ionizing Radiation and Radioactivity, J. Coll. Sci. Teaching 31 (2), 89 (2001), <http://www.compadre.org/portal/services/detail.cfm?ID=2744>.
APA Format
Prather, E., & Harrington, R. (2001, January 1). Student Understanding of Ionizing Radiation and Radioactivity. J. Coll. Sci. Teaching, 31(2), 89-93. Retrieved December 22, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/portal/services/detail.cfm?ID=2744
Chicago Format
Prather, Edward, and Rand Harrington. "Student Understanding of Ionizing Radiation and Radioactivity." J. Coll. Sci. Teaching. 31, no. 2, (January 1, 2001): 89-93, http://www.compadre.org/portal/services/detail.cfm?ID=2744 (accessed 22 December 2014).
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Prather, Edward, and Rand Harrington. "Student Understanding of Ionizing Radiation and Radioactivity." J. Coll. Sci. Teaching 31.2 (2001): 89-93. 22 Dec. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/portal/services/detail.cfm?ID=2744>.
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